Epinephelus coioides was reported from 51 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 50 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea south to at least Durban, South Africa and eastward to Palau and Fiji, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819) and Australia. Recently reported from the Mediterranean coast of Israel (Ref. 5222). Frequently misidentified as Epinephelus tauvina or Epinephelus malabaricus (Ref. 27362).
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Table 1: Present in 50 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 5222
Oceania Australia AUS native 6390
Asia Bahrain BHR native 5222
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 5222
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 5222
Asia Cambodia KHM native 54723
Asia China CHN native 5222
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5222
Africa Egypt EGY native 5222
Africa Eritrea ERI native 5222
Oceania Fiji FJI native 4787
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 5222
Asia India IND native 5222
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5222
Asia Iran IRN native 5222
Asia Iraq IRQ native 5222
Asia Israel ISR native 5222
Asia Japan JPN native 5222
Asia Jordan JOR native 5222
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Asia Kuwait KWT native 5222
Asia Macau MAC native 5515
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5222
Africa Mauritius MUS native 5222
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 5222
Oceania Palau PLW native 5222
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 4787
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Asia Qatar QAT native 5222
Africa Réunion REU native 5222
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 5222
Oceania Samoa WSM native 90102
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 5222
Asia Singapore SGP native 5222
Africa Somalia SOM native 5222
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4319
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 5222
Africa Sudan SDN native 5222
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4787
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4787
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 5222
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846
Asia Yemen YEM native 5222

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Italy ITA stray 41362

Table 4: Reported from 51 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 5222
Oceania Australia AUS native 6390
Asia Bahrain BHR native 5222
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 5222
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 5222
Asia Cambodia KHM native 54723
Asia China CHN native 5222
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5222
Africa Egypt EGY native 5222
Africa Eritrea ERI native 5222
Oceania Fiji FJI native 4787
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 5222
Asia India IND native 5222
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5222
Asia Iran IRN native 5222
Asia Iraq IRQ native 5222
Asia Israel ISR native 5222
Europe Italy ITA stray 41362
Asia Japan JPN native 5222
Asia Jordan JOR native 5222
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Asia Kuwait KWT native 5222
Asia Macau MAC native 5515
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5222
Africa Mauritius MUS native 5222
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 5222
Oceania Palau PLW native 5222
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 4787
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Asia Qatar QAT native 5222
Africa Réunion REU native 5222
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 5222
Oceania Samoa WSM native 90102
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 5222
Asia Singapore SGP native 5222
Africa Somalia SOM native 5222
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4319
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 5222
Africa Sudan SDN native 5222
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4787
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4787
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 5222
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846
Asia Yemen YEM native 5222
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